Roy Hill boosts mine safety with Verton’s Everest 6

Iron ore mine Roy Hill in Western Australia’s Pilbara region has purchased leading smart technology company Verton Australia’s remote-controlled load orientation system the Everest 6, which is designed to dramatically improve safety in crane operations. Brisbane-based Verton has developed the Everest Series machines for all crane operations with a load-management system that eliminates the need […]

05/04/2020 - 17:11 pm

Straightpoint Load Cell Beats Jakarta Elements

Straightpoint (SP) equipment is suited for use even in the Indonesia monsoon season, as a recent application in Jakarta proved. Lifting equipment and services provider Wiguna Artha Lestari utilised an SP Radiolink plus load cell and Wireless Hand Held Plus to complete testing of a 15t capacity frame using a 50t capacity Tadano TG500E. Although […]

05/04/2020 - 16:50 pm

New Konecranes Noell Straddle Carriers Boost Efficiency and Reduce Emissions for Busy Terminal

Leading UK multi-modal logistics company Maritime Transport Ltd (Maritime) is enhancing the operational and environmental efficiency of its Birmingham Intermodal Freight Terminal (BIFT) with the addition of two new Konecranes Noell Straddle Carriers.  Remote service support is included in the Konecranes package and there is an option for two additional straddle carriers if operations continue […]

05/04/2020 - 14:40 pm

Konecranes RENTALL Programme Boosts Bosch Rexroth Productivity

Global engineering, technology and Industry 4.0 leader Bosch Rexroth has installed a new Konecranes CXT crane to enhance the safety and efficiency of its hydraulics workshop at its Singapore facility. The new crane – which can lift up to 5 tonnes – was installed under Konecranes’ RENTALL programme, which is currently available in Singapore and […]

10/02/2020 - 19:34 pm

Solar Charging Electric Forklifts Unlocks Economic Potential.

Smart Recycling, an environmentally focused business group that transforms timber, commercial, green and builders waste into recycled pallets, timber packaging, landscaping and building products, has unlocked the economic potential of Toyota Material Handling Australia’s electric forklifts by charging them with solar electricity. Operating from the waste converters depot in Dandenong South, Victoria, the family owned […]

28/01/2020 - 11:29 am

Haulotte supplies scissors to Thai Airways

MEWPs are often used for aircraft maintenance or repair and Haulotte has met their needs by providing them efficient and safe lifting equipment. Haulotte’s Singapore subsidiary has delivered several H12 SX scissor lifts to Thai Airways in Thailand. Aircraft maintenance is highly regulated – the H12SX is suitable for high access applications and provides high […]

14/01/2020 - 16:01 pm

Australia’s first Waste to Energy plant to be powered by Konecranes’ refuse cranes

Konecranes will provide two refuse cranes to Avertas Energy, Australia’s first energy-from-waste facility in Kwinana, Western Australia. The order was booked in July 2019, with delivery planned for June 2020. Energy-from-waste uses post-recycling rubbish to generate clean, baseload power – the minimum amount of electric power needed for an electrical grid at any given time. […]

13/01/2020 - 09:03 am

Reporting system helps distinguish lifting house

Established over 20 years ago, the Australian lifting house Ranger serves clients throughout the country from its offices in Sydney and Melbourne. The family-owned business has been a pioneer in its field and was the first in Australia to be awarded full membership of the global trade association, LEEA. Given the distances between inspection sites, […]

17/12/2019 - 09:33 am

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